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Head of Procurement | Horticulture | Lincolnshire

Employer
MorePeople
Location
England, Lincolnshire, Spalding
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Mar 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Function
Buying
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Head of Procurement | Horticulture | Lincolnshire

Salary:- Commensurate with experience

About the company:-
We are working with a horticulture business who have seen a lot of growth over the last 4-5 years. As a result of their success, they are looking to strengthen their team with the appointment of a Head of Procurement. You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth movement of their products from a number of different sources but mainly in Europe. In addition, you will be responsible for overseeing the procurement at their Dutch office as well so you will have a lot of variety in the role.

About the role:-
You will be responsible for developing the team who work for you, ensuring they have all the skills and support needed to do their jobs effectively.
You will be managing a team of buyers and supply chain co-ordinators to ensure things work the way they are supposed to.
Working closely with the MD, you will be developing and implementing the strategic procurement goals for the business.

The ideal candidate:-
You will have experience of working in a Senior Procurement role, ideally with experience of leading a team as well. Horticulture experience isn't essential but fresh / short shelf life experience is important
You will need to be very organised in this role as you will be dealing with a number of scenarios at any one time. Prioritising these tasks appropriately is going to be key to success.
When things return to normal, you will need to be able to travel regularly as well.

How to apply:-
If this sounds like a role that would interest you, please get in touch for a confidential discussion about your background and the role in more detail. Please send your CV via the link or call Morten Andresen on 01780 480530.

Company

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Find Us
Telephone
01780 480530
Location
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
Stamford
PE9 2EF
GB
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